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8 Ways to Celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of Earth Day

Today is the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day! First celebrated in 1970, we celebrate Earth Day as a way to raise awareness about environmental issues. Each year the focus of the day holds a different emphasis, with this years theme being, “Invest in Our Planet”. The global organisers of the event passionately state on their website: “Now is the time for the unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families, our livelihoods… We need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement…


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Resolutions for 2022

To better yourself and your community. 1. Eliminate Single-Use Plastics from Your Daily LifeIn August 2021 the government of Bermuda announced that it is taking steps to eliminate single-use plastics by 2022, a huge win for the environment! If you’re…


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17 Creative Ways to Give this Holiday Season

With the “season of giving” upon us, we look at the many different ways you can give that will benefit not just one person, but our beautiful island community as well. Give to the Environment 1. TreesYou don’t need a…


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How to Support Your Community While Social Distancing

Simple ways to make a positive impact in our community. 1. Like and Share to Help Local Retailers You can't shop online currently but don't let your local shops feel like you've forgotten them. Retailers and restaurants have suffered more…


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5 Digital Ways to Celebrate the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day

Earth Day will take place online again this year. The plus side of this kind of digital celebration is that you can watch Earth Day summits and take part in climate action happening all over the world from the comfort…

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When Saturdays Became Learning Days at BIOS

When the ongoing pandemic scuttled Maya Leighton’s plans this fall to attend a university overseas, she instead enrolled for a year at Bermuda College. There, a professor noted Leighton’s commitment to marine sciences and suggested a unique opportunity. How about…